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Miners increasingly focusing on green energy
14th July 2023 By: Donna Slater

Miners operating in Africa are increasingly shifting focus towards improving their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, including endeavours to incorporate renewable-energy... 


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Chile miners, facing higher taxes, seek faster permits, lower energy costs
13th July 2023 By: Reuters

Now that Chile has passed an increase in mining royalties, copper miners are pushing for incentives to keep investing in production of the metal needed for the renewable energy revolution, with... 


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Sasol to appeal latest MES application rejection
12th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Petrochemicals and energy company Sasol has advised that it will appeal the National Air Quality Officer’s decision to decline its June 2022 application in terms of Clause 12A of the minimum... 


South32 ordered to undertake community water project in NSW
11th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32’s Illawarra Coal Holdings company has been ordered to contribute nearly A$2.9-million to a community project under an enforceable undertaking (EU) by the Natural... 


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Enforcing measurable objectives can ensure quality products
7th July 2023

Businesses need to implement measurable objectives to manage product quality  and ensure products meet the standards expected by consumers. The most effective avenue to do so is to become certified... 


Greg Maslov, co-CEO of SAPRO
Greg Maslov
7th July 2023

This week we profile Greg Maslov, co-CEO of SAPRO, a global talent-outsourcing firm providing tax, advisory and assurance professionals 


Canada and Australia: Driving global mining excellence
6th July 2023

Australia and Canada have a lot in common when it comes to mining and resources and are critical to the industry’s global transformation. While both countries are mining super-powers in their own... 


Head of Glencore Copper Africa Clint Donkin
Glencore’s DRC operations host community town hall
3rd July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Large-scale industrial copper and cobalt producers in the Lualaba province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) and Mutanda Mining (Mumi) hosted a community... 


AmaranthCX director Paul Miller
Policymakers urged to fix distorted public market as South African delistings continue
3rd July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The public market continues to see delistings on the JSE and other South African stock exchanges at an alarming rate, says consultancy and research provider AmaranthCX director Paul Miller, with 14... 


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Energy giants must commit to no-carbon solutions, not low-carbon stalling
30th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

People were allowed to smoke freely until smoking in public places was restricted on health grounds. This was done because inhaling of smoke was declared a human health risk. The risk created by... 


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PDS data evolving beyond original use case
30th June 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The data captured by original equipment manufacturer Booyco Electronics’ proximity detection systems (PDS) not only helps enhance safety at surface mining operations but can also be used to improve... 


In situ iron and manganese removal: a solution for biofouling in groundwater
In situ iron and manganese removal: a solution for biofouling in groundwater
30th June 2023

By Sameera Mohamed and Lebogang Nhleko The engineering, environmental, mining and industrial sectors in South Africa and broader Africa are undergoing a dynamic transformation with the emergence of... 


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WA clarifies looming Cultural Heritage Act
29th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The resources sector has welcomed clarification from the Western Australian government regarding the implementation of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage (ACH) Act. The state government said on... 


Canadian wildfire emissions hit record high as smoke reaches Europe
28th June 2023 By: Reuters

Wildfires burning through large swathes of eastern and western Canada have released a record 160-million tonnes of carbon, the EU's Copernicus Atmospheric Monitoring Service said on Tuesday. This... 


Akobo appoints new mining operations head
27th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Scandinavia-based Akobo Minerals, which holds gold exploration assets in Ethiopia, has appointed Helge Rushfeldt as head of its mining operations, with effect from July 1. With more than 20 years'... 


Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Ivanhoe welcomes two African women leaders to its board
23rd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Canada-headquartered Ivanhoe Mines has announced the appointment of two distinguished female African leaders – Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Delphine Traoré – to the company’s board as independent... 


MAC CEO Pierre Gratton
New TSM protocol to change the face of Canada’s mining sector
23rd June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) on Thursday published a new Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) protocol, focused on improving performance in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion... 


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Teck’s Trail awarded Zinc Mark
23rd June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian miner Teck Resources’ Trail Operations, in southern British Columbia, has become the first stand-alone zinc processing site globally to receive the Zinc Mark. This was achieved using the... 


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Domestic manganese miners urged to up exports
23rd June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

The South African mining industry needs to ensure that it remains competitive in its supply of manganese to the global market amid a global energy transition and an increasing emphasis being placed... 


Vedanta Zinc International executive director and CFO Pushpender Singla.
Vedanta to anchor Northern Cape special economic zone
23rd June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The Cabinet-approved Namakwa special economic zone (SEZ) in the Northern Cape, which is currently undergoing public comment, will be anchored by Indian zinc mining and processing company Vedanta... 


Body calls for immediate measures to arrest collapse of SA’s water treatment facilities
23rd June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Scientific Advisory Group on Emergencies (SAGE) is recommending several urgent measures to prevent a widening collapse of South Africa’s water treatment facilities amid a cholera outbreak.... 


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Explaining is losing
23rd June 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The hackneyed political phrase ‘if you're explaining, you're losing’, probably best describes the predicament in which the South African government finds itself currently on a range of topics. The... 


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New space agency CEO outlines vision for stimulating local space industry
23rd June 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The South African National Space Agency’s (SANSA’s) recently appointed and third confirmed (as distinct from acting) CEO, Humbulani Mudau, is determined to use the solid “launch pad” created under... 


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Dust refuses to settle at Cadia
22nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has ordered the Cadia gold mine to immediately comply with clean-air laws or risk having its license suspended. The EPA previously... 


Ivanhoe Mines president Marna Cloete
Ivanhoe pursuing sustainability, socioeconomic initiatives as it strives to transform industry
20th June 2023

Mining is an essential business, and it is the collective responsibility of all stakeholders to change the industry to be modern and responsible, so that it can continue to sustain lifestyles and... 


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King unveils Critical Minerals Strategy
20th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has unveiled its new Critical Minerals Strategy, highlighting six focus areas to help grow Australia’s critical minerals wealth, create jobs, and strengthen global clean... 


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Glencore outlines ESG endeavours at DRC Mining Week
19th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Glencore, a global diversified natural resource company and producer of copper and cobalt in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), expects its social investment in the country to increase to... 


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Taking oil out of bitumen
16th June 2023

Instant Bio-Bitumen, a carbon-negative alternative to conventional bitumen derived from the refining of crude oil for use as the binder in asphalt products, is currently being tested by asphalt... 


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YES empowers youth development in mining
16th June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa's mining industry has the potential to be a global leader in driving socioeconomic development and transforming the country, but it is currently hindered by government policy... 


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Mining’s inability to absorb youth raises questions about its sustainability
16th June 2023 By: Nadine James

High youth unemployment, combined with a national skills shortage and the fact that just over a third of the population is between 15 and 35 years old, means that South Africa – already contending... 


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Steel 2023: Building a sustainable future
15th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media’s Steel 2023 Report examines the global steel market over the past 12 months and provides insight on South Africa’s steel sector in particular, including production and demand,... 


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Mining’s inability to absorb youth raises questions about its sustainability
15th June 2023 By: Nadine James

High youth unemployment, combined with a national skills shortage and the fact that just over a third of the population is between 15 and 35 years old, means that South Africa – already contending... 


Wits University DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob
Wits University’s DigiMine aiming to serve as green data powerhouse for mining industry
14th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Most mining countries have already databased their green energy minerals and critical minerals and made them public so that investors and their global partners can evaluate national production... 


Prime opportunity
9th June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid a global energy transition and a subsequent increase in demand for critical minerals and metals from Africa, various considerations should be noted and acted upon to ensure that Africa can... 


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Digital, ESG embraced to add new life to operations
9th June 2023

Digital transformation is imperative for mining, serving as the “seamless thread” through all the mining value chain processes, and enhances safety and health, security, production, and workforce... 


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Unlocking opportunities through addressing regional issues
9th June 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Despite growth in the Mozambique mining industry, operations continue to encounter challenges – such as poor public infrastructure, inefficient logistics networks, equipment supply constraints and... 


New body to champion interests of junior mining sector poised for August launch
9th June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

In an effort to better support South Africa’s junior mining industry and assist junior miners, as well as their suppliers and contractors, a new voluntary entity is preparing to launch. The Junior... 


Gert Roselt
Climbing the ladder from apprentice auto electrician to CEO
9th June 2023

Gert Roselt started his career as an apprentice auto electrician for Kuruman Auto and has successfully climbed the ladder to become CEO of Probe IMT Group. He shares his career journey with... 


Vedanta Zinc International executive director and CFO Pushpender Singla.
Vedanta to anchor Cabinet-approved special economic zone in Northern Cape
8th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The Cabinet-approved Namakwa special economic zone (SEZ) in the Northern Cape, which is currently undergoing public comment, will be anchored by Indian zinc mining and processing company Vedanta... 


Fortuna reports fatality at Peru mine
5th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE- and TSX-listed Fortuna Silver Mines has reported a mine fatality at its Caylloma mine, in Peru. The company said that the worker was employed by a mining contractor and that he had died in... 


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Addressing Energy Challenges
2nd June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While South Africa’s mining industry has embraced renewable energy amid a global energy transition, local energy constraints have made renewable-energy capacity a short-term requirement, in... 


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Modern skills for young mining engineers
2nd June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the emergence of Industry 4.0 and an increasing emphasis on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors, new generations of mining engineers are expected to embrace a... 


Booyco Electronics explores the crucial role of people in collision prevention systems in upcoming webinar
1st June 2023

Booyco Electronics, a leading provider of innovative safety solutions in the mining industry and pioneer of Collision Prevention Systems (CPS), is pleased to announce its upcoming webinar in... 


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